Classic hit songwriter Jack Tempchin plays in Sebastopol

You may not know his name, but you probably know his songs. Singer and songwriter Jack Tempchin, who wrote the ‘70s Eagles hits “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone,” will perform Saturday, April 13, at the Sebastopol Community Center Annex, 425 Morris St., Sebastopol. Folk and cowboy singer Ray Bierl [...]

By | April 9th, 2013|0 Comments

Dervish whirls into Sebastopol with Irish music

St. Patrick's Day has come and gone, but there's no reason we can't go on enjoying good Irish music. Dervish, a traditional Celtic band from Ireland, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Sebastopol Community Center, 390 Morris St., Sebastopol. Long a favorite at the [...]

By | March 19th, 2012|0 Comments

Gram Parsons’ tribute concert planned

Had he lived, Gram Parsons, one of the founders of country rock music, would be 65 this Saturday, Nov. 5. Born in 1946, Parsons died Sept. 19, 1973, at age 26. But his influence survives in the music he created with the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers, and in [...]

By | November 2nd, 2011|0 Comments

Saxphonist Bolivar plays Sebastopol

Saxophonist Michael Bolivar returns to Sonoma County for a dance party at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the  Sebastopol Community Center, 390 Morris St., Sebastopol. Bolivar was a mainstay of the Sonoma County music scene for decades until he moved to Palm Springs five years ago. For [...]

By | August 10th, 2011|1 Comment

Second City visits Sebastopol

The current cast of the legendary Chicago comedy troupe, The Second City, performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Analy High School Theatre, 6950 Analy Ave., Sebastopol. Past members of the company include Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell. And for those with longer memories -- John [...]

By | October 15th, 2010|0 Comments

Chipfest: In memory of Dunbar

Beloved local musician Chip Dunbar died in 2006 at age 52, but his memory remains as strong as a beautiful melody. Many of Sonoma County's folk, bluegrass, country and Americana musicians will gather Saturday, Oct. 9, for Chipfest, an annual celebration of Dunbar's life and music. The show [...]

By | October 5th, 2010|1 Comment

African music Aug. 6 in Sebastopol

Kenge Kenge, a nine-piece traditional African music ensemble from Kenya, is on its first North American tour this summer, and will play Sonoma County along the way. The group, whose name means "fusion of small, exhilarating instruments," will perform 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at the Sebastopol Community [...]

By | July 28th, 2010|3 Comments